Infographics detailing the exporting of live animals from Africa, 2001-2015
Children’s drawings of houses rendered as they’d look in real life.
A new report from the IMF shows why income equality hurts everyone and proposes higher taxes on the wealthy and investigating universal basic income.
It’s never too late to consider switching to a career in science.
MRIs reveal the human brain has its own lymphatic system after all.
A video explainer about what opioids do to the brain that makes the drugs so hard to quit.
The secret behind the Em Drive’s thrust, which is real, may be in the long-discarded pilot wave theory.
Feversham Academy in Bradford, England has profoundly improved its students’ performance by adding a lot more music to their curriculum.
Scientists discover that ice in space bubbles, pops, and flows.
Chemists are surprised to find that berkelium electrons seem to live outside of quantum mechanics.
A new organization, Thorn, has been launched to help victims of a new crime called "sexploitation" in which abusers extort victims over the publication of intimate images.
A new study examines how and why the world’s cultures identify and name colors.
A new system proposes a voucher system for the .S. that could increase organ donations.
Stories of a giant tree rat in the Solomon Islands have turned out to be true. Meet Uromys vika.
20 million ready-but-sterile male mosquitoes are being released in California to reduce local populations.
The story of the 1920 law holding up relief efforts in Puerto Rico after hurricane Maria.
If a passenger claims a pooch is a service dog, there’s nothing much anyone can demand by way of proof.
The off-kilter war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un reminds us of better, funnier insults.
A newly discovered papyrus contains an eye-witness account of the gathering of materials for the Great Pyramid.
Scientists develop the first robots capable of merging into a single-minded unit.